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Ryman League round-up, wins for Sittingbourne, Whitstable, Ramsgate, Thamesmead, Chatham, Maidstone and Margate

Sittingbourne moved up to third in Ryman League Division 1 South on Saturday with a 4-0 win at East Grinstead.

Matt Wyatt's Bourne put the strugglers to the sword with first-half goals from Stephen Okoh added to by Tom Brunt on 51 minutes and Ellie Kayembe on 75 minutes.

Bourne now trail second-placed Faversham by two points after the latter picked up a creditable 2-2 draw at Whyteleafe.

Greg Andrews put Leafe ahead on the half-hour but Dave Botterill (52) and Josh Stanford (82) put Faversham ahead. However, Roscoe D'Sane levelled within a minute to deny Ray Turner's men victory.

Whitstable are up to eighth after a 2-1 home win over Horsham thanks to goals in either half from Kane Rowland and Ian Pulman. Troy Williams had equalised for the visitors.

The Oystermen are above rivals Herne Bay on goal difference after the latter went down 1-0 to a Danny Williams own goal after 11 minutes at Burgess Hill.

Sittingbourne's new signing Dave Pilcher in action for Hythe. Picture: Gary Browne
Sittingbourne's new signing Dave Pilcher in action for Hythe. Picture: Gary Browne

Folkestone are the fifth Kent club in the top 10 after their goalless draw at Guernsey while Hythe also picked up a point at home to Merstham.

The visitors led 2-0 at half-time through Simon Cooper and Rory Hill. Dave Pilcher and Jordan Wells then scored in the space of seven second-half minutes to make it 2-2 but Marc-Anthony Okoye restored Merstham's advantage. However, Ryan Philpott equalised for Hythe with four minutes left to make it 3-3.

Tom Chapman's 19th-minute goal put Ramsgate on the way to victory at Worthing. Charlie Walsh made it 2-0 with 11 minutes left before Omar Bugiel claimed a late consolation goal for the hosts.

The top two both won in the Premier Division. Leaders Maidstone won 2-0 at Lewes while Margate overcame Canvey 4-2 at Hartsdown Park. The pair meet in Thanet on Tuesday night with Stones five points clear at the top having played a game more.

Tonbridge shared six goals with Hendon at Longmead, coming from 2-0 down at one stage.
Lee O'Leary and Leon Smith put Hendon in command after 24 minutes but Billy Medlock scored twice in five minutes before the break to send the teams in level.

Dee Okojie then put Tonbridge ahead on 47 minutes but Casey Maclaren equalised just before the hour for the visitors.

VCD lifted themselves off the foot of the table with a 1-1 draw at Peacehaven. Grant Basey put Tony Russell's men infront early on but Jamie Brotherton equalised 12 minutes from the end.

In Division 1 North, Chatham showed there is life after Dagenham-bound Ade Yussuf with a 2-0 win at Maldon. Mason Bloomfield and Austin Gacheru got the goals after one and 34 minutes.

Thamesmead also got back to winning ways, beating Soham 4-0 thanks to Leslie Thompson (19), Rob Carter (26), Tyrus Gordon-Young (58) and Rashid Kamara (89), but Cray Wanderers went down 3-0 at Needham Market.

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